Results tagged with 'meryl streep'
Published Aug. 21, 2014
About 20 years later, Jeff Bridges has finally gotten "The Giver" to the big screen, and for a project with clearly some passion behind it, the final result is bafflingly inert, as though the film itself has been sampling the characters' daily emotional sedation.
Published Aug. 8, 2012
Movies love the "ride off into the sunset"-style ending. Few, however, get into what happens on the other side of that horizon, and even fewer tackle how the two fare once twilight sets in. "Hope Springs," on the other hand, devotes a whole movie to it.
Published Sept. 26, 2009
In this edition of the Screening Room, OnMilwaukee.com movie expert Mark Metcalf takes a look at a handful of movies showing at the Milwaukee Film Festival, which runs through Sunday, Oct. 4. One of the films Metcalf looks at is "Theater of War," which was produced by Whitefish bay native Jack Turner and stars Academy Award winner Meryl Streep (pictured).
Published March 15, 2008
Want to rent a movie and buy a box of Kleenex? OnMilwaukee.com movie expert Mark Metcalf examines some choice 'chick flix' in this edition of the screening room.
Published Oct. 22, 2007
Director Gavin Hood's "Rendition" has all the makings of a great film. But it proves not to be so easy, as the product is less than the sum of its parts.